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Welcome to our 2015 page for MDN! For historical MDN stuff, go to our MDN Archives Page. For historical Developer Engagement stuff, go to our 2014 Developer Engagement page. We look forward to wiki-ing with you!

Mozilla Developer Network
Team Lead: Stormy Peters Mailing List: mdn@lists.mozilla.org
MDN's vision is a world where software development begins with web development.
MDN's mission is to enable, inspire and collaborate to make the Web the primary platform used to create experiences across all connected devices.

Questions about MDN? Reach out on mdn@lists.mozilla.org!

2015 Plans

Strategies & Projects

How are MDN products prioritized?

What's up with the surveys we run on MDN?

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

We will contribute to the Mozilla KPI by creating and enhancing relationships with developers. We currently have relationships with 3.4 million developers. We will create deeper relationships by creating developer web services and expand the number of quality relationships through learning activities, events, and strategic content work.

Our topline goal for 2015 that contributes to Mozilla’s organizational KPI is 4 million monthly MDN users with deeper relationships with our core participants.

We have specific goals that will help us drive that top level goal and will measure quality. By the end of 2015, we will target 3 levels of web (including mobile) developer:

  • Developers using web technologies
    • 4M monthly MDN users
      • Q1: 3.6M users
      • Q2: 3.7M users; 50K Learning Area users
      • Q3: 3.8M users; 160K Learning Area users; 3K social shares
      • Q4: 4M users; 320K Learning Area users
  • Developers deepening their use of web technology
    • 22,000 MDN Premium services accounts
      • Q1: 100 Alpha accounts
      • Q2: 1000 Beta accounts
      • Q3: 5000 Invite accounts
      • Q4: 22K accounts
    • 600 event attendees
      • Q1: 3 commitments from major sponsors
      • Q2: 100K social media mentions; 50 pre-registrations; 3 sponsors closed
      • Q3: 1 tier of sold-out tickets; 3M social media mentions; 5 sponsors total closed
      • Q4: 400 non-Mozillian attendees; 10M social media mentions; 7 total sponsors (minimum)
  • Developers aligned with Mozilla’s mission
    • 100 lead web developers working with MDN and Mozilla
    • 1100 MDN contributors (per month)
      • Q1: 900 MDN; 50 Learning Area
      • Q2: 950 MDN; 100 Learning Area
      • Q3: 1050 MDN; 150 Learning Area
      • Q4: 1100 MDN; 200 Learning Area

Quarterly Deliverables


Getting involved

The MDN community is a group of staff and volunteers with the goal of providing useful information and utilities to web developers. We are always happy to help new contributors get involved in writing, editing, localizing, and coding on MDN, and we encourage everyone to participate in helping to make MDN the best it can be.

  • Introduce yourself!
    • Join our mailing list(s):
      • mdn: high-level planning for all MDN-related programs and projects
      • dev-mdc: day-to-day discussions of MDN site content
      • dev-mdn: day-to-day discussions of MDN platform development
    • Hop in our IRC channels (Learn about getting started with IRC):
      • #mdn on irc.mozilla.org: MDN content and planning
      • #mdndev on irc.mozilla.org: MDN platform development
  • Join our community meetings:
    • Time: Every other Wednesday at 10am Pacific time.
    • Place: #mdn
    • Agenda & minutes

More information about getting involved

Additional Information

More wiki pages about MDN: